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  • C&W to host apps

    Cable & Wireless has launched its first application-hosting services, which promise users an affordable and easy way to support enterprise software.

  • Olympic star spotting

    Apologies to channel players in the other states, but it so happens that there is a big party on in Sydney at the moment. Lots of people have been running, sailing, pole vaulting, swimming, diving, jumping, shot putting, and so on about the place (in case you hadn't noticed).

  • Apples for Teacher Cut by Competition

    Confused product placement, decreasing marketshare in the coveted education sector, and post-GST business burnout are all likely contributors to Apple's disappointing third-quarter earnings, says one analyst.

  • Tabloid Briefs: NetGear goss, Another winner

    First CHA, then Netgear and now Victoria Police? James Robbins, Netgear's southern regional manager and former CHA marketing manager is set to leave to join the ranks of Victoria's "Force"

  • EDITORIAL: Taking on the US

    If there's one thing we enjoy more than beating New Zealanders, it's beating the US.

  • Corel Taps Interim CEO as New Leader

    Twenty-four hours after announcing a $US135 million investment from Microsoft, software maker Corel announced that interim CEO and President Derek Burney has been named as the company's new leader.

  • Australians prefer own e-tailers

    One of the small chinks of hope for traditional Australian retailers grappling with the effects of e-commerce offerings is the popularity of Australian e-tail sites among Australians.

  • Channel.com Briefs: Solution 6, ASP Allegiance Systems, Timemaster

    Sol 6 loses Yelland, Cross-Tasman ASP, ASPs all hype?

  • Corel and Microsoft patch differences

    Struggling applications vendor Corel has secured $US135 million in funding from Microsoft, part of a strategic relationship that will see the companies do joint development work on Microsoft's .Net Internet initiative.

  • US seeks new payment methods

    For Supervalu, a major food distributor and operator of some 500 retail stores, developing alternative electronic-payment systems has become a bottom-line issue.

  • High Flyers Will Have Access to E-Mail

    Using the excuse that you were 'in mid-flight" and couldn't retrieve your e-mails until "just this minute", may be redundant if trials by Singapore Airlines (SIA) of a global in-flight e-mail system prove successful.

  • StorageTek unveils SAN playground

    StorageTek staked its intention to become the leading storage area network (SAN) vendor in Australia yesterday when the company unveiled its SAN Institute.

  • Computer Associates Wades into CRM

    Computer Associates International will unveil a CRM initiative later this month, a key official said Tuesday, but the move shouldn't be interpreted as CA's "entry" into the CRM space.

  • Audio, Video Streaming Definition Avoids Licensing Disaster

    Clarification that Internet audio and video streaming are not broadcasting services, is just "one little victory for the Internet industry out of the digital industry licensing disaster", according to telecommunications analyst Paul Budde.

  • MS Asks Court for 60 Days to File Appeal Briefs

    Microsoft has asked for 60 days to file its appeal briefs in the antitrust case it lost to the government in June, but the US Department of Justice (DOJ) says that's too much time.

  • McNealy sheds light on Sun's Web world

    Services left to service providers as Sun Microsystems hypes dot-com future

  • Interplay dumps Village Roadshow

    Citing changing markets and a shifting business focus, games publisher Interplay has ended a five-year distribution relationship with Village Roadshow.

  • IBM Piles on Data Storage Service Offerings

    IBM continued pushing its IT-on-demand initiative last week, adding hosted storage and storage management to its array of outsourced services that can be delivered over the Web.

  • Oracle Updates Database

    Oracle Monday released details of the next version of its flagship database, dubbed Oracle 9i, at the company's annual user conference.

  • IBM Ready to Launch First 64-Bit Mainframe

    IBM this week will announce Freeway, its next-generation System 390 mainframe. The server will use IBM's first 64-bit mainframe processors and come with greatly expanded memory capabilities for boosting application performance.